Seat Leon vs Peugeot 308

Seat Leon

Peugeot 308

With the arrival of the 2010 version of the Seat León Cupra, the range's most comprehensive and spectacular vehicle now features even more cool looks due to several components presented on the dashboard and the look, making it the ideal extension of the Seat León that is making phenomenal strides at the WTCC World Touring Vehicle Championship.

The most obvious is the new silhouette, featuring sophisticated, high-tech black honeycomb cooling vents at the front beneath the central grille. The front bumper houses two further black highlights, one at every side, with the word Cupra immediately visible on the left.

The back features a prominent black moulding at the bottom of the bumper, a polished metal oval tailpipe and the characteristic model name in the centre of the hatch.

A side exterior at the Seat León Cupra reveals a lower ground clearance compared to the general León version, making the vehicle exterior and feel more like a racing unit. The spectacular 18 inch rims, eye-catching wheel arches and black encased door mirrors are all distinctive traits of the Seat model.
The new Peugeot 308 comes with a new exterior, features high-tech E-hdi micro-hybrid technology and optimises fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, which start from just 98 g/km.

With its new lines, the Peugeot 308 subtly incorporates the Marque's latest stylistic codes. The car's body follows the contours of the mechanical assembly underneath. The appeal of the three body shapes (saloon, CC and SW) thus acquires a more technological elegance, illustrated by the presence of LED front lights with light guide. Dynamism and emotion are present as ever in the genes of the Peugeot 308, particularly with its more assertive exterior due to new Xenon headlamps with titanium coloured mask and the hatchback in its exclusive Gti finish.

Determined to consolidate its leadership in terms of road holding and driving pleasure, the Peugeot 308 seeks to become a reference in terms of environmental efficiency. Indeed, following in the footsteps of the 508, the new Peugeot 308 features high-tech E-hdi micro-hybrid technology, the latest generation STOP & START, on the 1. 6 litre Hdi FAP 112 bhp Euro 5 motor. This provide, on the entry level motor, is available with a semi-automatic manual gearbox and, for the first time, with a full manual gearbox, for optimal driveability.

additionally to micro-hybrid technology, all factors impacting the level of CO2 emissions have been optimised:weight reduced by 25 kg on average per car;launch of 16 tyres with Very Low Rolling Resistance;optimisation of the latest generation engines (vti, THP, Hdi Euro 5);cx of 0. 28 for versions with a low fuel consumption - A record in the segment.